News Archive

This section features current and archived News Articles released by National Pubwatch. If you have some news you would like to see featured here please contact us.

Pubwatch Vital in Fight Against Crime

Over 200 delegates attended the annual NPW conference held on 12 March 2013 in Broad Street Birmingham. Dr Alex Kenyon of Leeds Metropolitan University presented delegates with the results of a Pubwatch evaluation project commissioned by NPW. The universities findings give a clear endorsement that Pubwatch not only plays a significant role in improving safety and […]

Michael Kheng – East Midlands

National Pubwatch is proactively seeking to expand its group of Regional Representatives who provide a vital voluntary link to local Pubwatch members.  Our latest ‘recruit’ is Michael Kheng of Kurnia Licensing Consultants.  Michael has many years experience of running pubs and working with Pubwatch.  He speaks positively about the benefits of Pubwatch and his pride […]

New Posters

We are delighted to announce that our posters have been updated and can be downloaded here from the site

Free legal Q&A service for Pubwatch members

NPW is pleased to announce an important new legal Q&A service for Pubwatch members. This free facility is brought to you courtesy of a new joint venture with Dadds Solicitors. If you need some advice on a specific licensing issue affecting your premises or you have a question of a more general nature please contact Dadds […]

New PASS Campaign

“MAKE PASS THE STANDARD” Campaign The Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) is the UK’s national guarantee scheme for Proof of Age cards. PASS does not issue cards but regulates accredited schemes, which must submit to regular audits by trading standards officers in order to receive a licence to apply the PASS hologram to their […]

Human Trafficking and the UK Hospitality Industry

Human Trafficking and the UK Hospitality Industry Practical advice to mitigate risk within the industry You are invited to attend this high-profile event hosted by the Home Office on 19 March 2013 at Central Hall, Westminster, London.  The conference will commence at 10am and finish at 3pm. Human trafficking for labour exploitation is a growing […]

Malcolm Eidmans QPM, MSc, FCMI

It is with deep regret that we inform you of the death of long time NPW Committee member Malcolm Eidmans. Malcolm joined NPW after a long and distinguished career in the Metropolitan Police, during which time he achieved the rank of Chief Superintendent. Malcolm brought his many years of operational and management skills to the voluntary role of […]

Licensees view Pubwatch banning orders as 92% effective

When it comes to Banning Orders, 92 per cent of licensees agree that they are an effective way to deal with trouble makers in licensed premises. Furthermore, over 80 per cent of licensees who responded agreed that Pubwatch schemes help to create a safer local drinking environment, with 62 per cent agreeing that their local Pubwatch […]

Free Evaluation Toolkit for Pubwatch Members

National Pubwatch has for a long time recommended that Pubwatch schemes should measure their success, not least because it can demonstrate that they play a significant role in reducing crime and anti-social behaviour.  We believe that the on-going evaluation being undertaken by Leeds Metropolitan University will provide really good evidence of the effectiveness of the […]